Blessings from a special-needs child
Calling my wife and me “special” suggests that there is an alternative—that it would have been acceptable to refuse to receive our child.
Writer Claire Hajaj
“Two things about my own life became clear: I really did understand both sides, and I didn’t understand them at all.”
On marriage and other covenants
There are many people with whom I have not had an affair. Billions. There is also one man in particular.
A veteran’s moral injury
In Iraq, my perception of good and evil began to erode. What I lost was a world that made moral sense.
When it’s time for a church to close
Each day in the U.S., nine churches close their doors for good. This isn’t news—but it’s hard to talk about when it’s your church.